In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on a residents’ fears over safety at an accident blackspot in Pontefract.

Also in news:

- Angry Castleford mum Chantelle Ratcliffe is demanding answers after her baby son was allowed to fall from a hospital bed.

- A rugby club has scored a £50k boost from an Olympic legacy fund to help overhaul their facilities.

- Glass workers have axed plans for strike action to vote on a new pay offer from factory bosses.

- Commuters across the Five Towns face a rail fare increase of 4.1 per cent next year.

- Plus, we have a special feature on the ‘grot spots’ of Featherstone.

In sport:

- Castleford coach Daryl Powell is looking for an improvement in defence against Bradford Bulls this weekend.

- Featherstone Rovers hope to welcome back Ian Hardman after a three-match injury absence for Sunday’s trip to Keighley.

- A full preview of Sunday’s race meeting at Pontefract.

- All the news from the local cricket scene, plus a full round up of local soccer, amateur rugby and junior sports news.

In promotions:

- Free chips at Nosh fish and chip shop in Featherstone.

- Buy one get one free at Subway.